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San Angelo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Carjacking Charges

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A San Angelo man faces up to 15 years behind bars for two carjacking's in the same night.

On Monday, 24-year-old Justin Lane Watson plead guilty to federal carjacking charges.

The incidents happened in December of 2011.

Watson started the night by stealing a Grand Prix from a convenience store.

When they tire blew out, Watson ditched the car at another convenience store.

He then jumped into a SUV with a passenger still in the vehicle.

The passenger did make it out safely.   

While Watson was driving the SUV, the tire again blew out.

A Good Samaritan driving by stopped to help.

Watson forced the driver out and took off with his truck.

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